Letter – Henry Richmond to Walter Blackett – 27 Feb 1762

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Feb 1762
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Walter Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 1
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To Sir Wr Blackett Bt. at Wallington                Newca 27 February 1762 past 3 o’clock

Hon[ou]rd Sir      

I have just now heard that the mail wch was dispatched last night from the post office here with the Newcastle Letters for London was lost in Birtley Lane: of which Accident I think it necessary to acq[uain]t you as I was told Jack Smith bro[ugh]t some Letters f[ro]m Wallington for London     I am etc      HR

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